Category Archives: May 2018

Your Club Needs You

New Committee Members Required
Your club needs new Committee Members  to fill positions: President, Secretary and Treasurer along with other positions for the 2018 – 2019 season.
Express your interest by contacting the current Secretary or President.


          2018 AGM and Prize Giving
Will be held on the 18th of August at 5-30pm
at the WSFC clubrooms on Grantham street.
                               Club Trophies
Please return any trophies you may have at our Club nights
or contact any of the committee members for drop off.

May Club Night

This Month our club night will be on May 22nd at 7:30pm at the Grantham street WSFC Club rooms Hamilton,

Guest Speaker Steve from Voyager Trailers will be talking about the Voyager trailer range, Corrosion X and General Maintenance.

Make sure you come along to be in the running for our cash attendance and members Draw.

NZ Recreational Harvest Service

Hello Everyone
Please see the article link below on NZ recreational harvest surveys that was published recently in the scientific journal Fisheries Research.  It highlights the high quality work being undertaken in NZ and will be circulated world wide as a quotable reference for other research articles.

Congratulations to John Holdsworth on getting this article published.
To read the article click here

Helen Pastor
NZ Sport Fishing Council

Letter From HCC – Grantham Street Car Park

2 May 2018,

Dear Community Groups,

Hamilton City Council has introduced a 4000kg/4 tonne weight limit for the Grantham St car park, which may be used by some of your members, officials and supporters. A risk assessment carried out has revealed the possibility of heavier vehicles parked here breaking through the surface of the Continue reading

Fishing Reports

Raglan: This month has seen the numbers of kingfish heating up, The northern reefs have had better sized kingys than normal, The charter operators out from kawhia are also getting onto good numbers at gannet, Winter snapper fishing is going great over the sand in 38-57mts The cooler water brings the fat gurnard on the bite.

Coro/Firth of Thames: Many reports of the farms fishing well not to hard to find the schooling fish and fill the bin up for dinner, the northern Coro farms are producing some nice fat fish between 4-6kg, Kingfish are hunting the edges for baitfish, stickbaiting the rockedges or a livebait presented in the upper harbours is not a silly idea,.

Game Fishing Reports: There are reports of late season marlin around mayor island, Tauranga Club have weighed some impressive Sword fish and many catch and release fish from the eastern knolls, On the sword fish topic the west coast is also firing, Two caught at Mokau Trench last weekend!


Product Of The Month

This month we take a look at a cheap solution to those sore arms during those deep water puka and sword drops, Without having to purchase an electric reel a Kiwi guy has invented an adapter for any cordless power-drill to attached to your game reel, Made from Industrial plastic these won’t scratch your reel handles,

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